Before the fame arrived, what did performers do to make ends meet?
Name & Band
Comments & Submittor Name
|Sheryl Crow, Sheryl Crow||Music teacher||This was even before she was a backup singer for Michael Jackson. - Martha Hankins|
|Simon & Garfunkel, Art Garfunkel||math teacher, carpenter||I bet the students had fun with his name. - Amy|
|Slipknot, Corey Taylor||P**n shop worker||EWW!!! - Glenn rousseau|
|Small Faces, Rod Stewart||Gravedigger||Highgate cemetary. Rod also considered a career in sports (either soccer or rugby), but decided he couldn't do that while drunk. - Tim Kramar|
|Smashing Pumpkins, Jimmy Chamberlin||Construction worker||Had a job building custom homes with his brother-in-law, after he left the band JP and the Cats. After his stint in construction, he joined the Smashing Pumpkins - Ra'akone|
|Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan||worked at a records store||While there, he met future bandmate James Iha. - Ra'akone|
|Social Distortion, Mike Ness||Adult Film Store Employee||Yeah... - G|
|Solo singer, Trace Adkins||Oil drill platform worker||Before becoming a big country music star, at one time Trace worked on an oil drilling platform out in the Gulf of Mexico. - Edward|
|Split Enz, Tim Finn and Eddie Rayner||At one stage they worked in a lolly factory and were always white when they left due to the icing su||- dizrythmia|
|Split Enz, Neil Finn||Worked in a record store and a hospital before the phonecall.||- dizrythmia|
|Split Enz/ Crowded House, Neil Finn||He used to play the piano and ukelie in a sailor suit.||- i lurve the enz|
|Sting, Sting||Bus Conducter||Got this tidbit from Ripley's Believe it or Not. - Hank|
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